I’d like to take you back to the Summer of 2016. A colossal vote had just been undertaken. A marvel of democracy and a saviour for the people’s voice. A clear majority that cannot be disputed.
Brexit? No: the naming of the Natural Environment Research Council’s £200Million Arctic Vessel.
Daphne by Stanley Spencer is timeless piece of secret affection; a story that runs through to the present day.
The NHS has been sold off to the likes of Richard Branson and rapidly declined with the longest waiting times in over a decade, 44,000 people left stranded for cancer treatment and 100,000 unfilled staff vacancies, the NHS is a shadow of its former glory.
In the Winter of 1900 the Labour Party was formed on the foundations of the growing Trade Union movement in Britain in the 19th century. On principles of commonality, justice, equality and partnership, the party grew to become the primary competitor to the Conservatives in the 1920s, surpassing the Liberals.
A government that runs and is sustained by the trialling of truth, the separation of sincerity or the disbelief of disbelievers is Machiavellian, undemocratic, uncouth and frankly abhorrent. This is what Universal Credit generates: lies, fiction and terror.